Configure network connections—SRP over Infiniband
If your configuration uses the SRP over Infiniband protocol, follow the steps in this section.
To connect the Linux host to the storage array, you must enable the InfiniBand driver stack with the appropriate options. Specific settings might vary between Linux distributions. Check the NetApp Interoperability Matrix Tool for specific instructions and additional recommended settings specific to your solution.
Install the OFED/RDMA driver stack for your OS.
zypper install rdma-core
yum install rdma-core
Configure OFED/RDMA to load the SRP module.
zypper install srp_daemon
yum install srp_daemon
In the OFED/RDMA configuration file, set
The RDMA configuration file is located at the following location:
Enable and start the OFED/RDMA service.
RHEL 7.x and SLES 12.x or greater
To enable the InfiniBand modules to load on boot:
systemctl enable rdma
To load the InfiniBand modules immediately:
systemctl start rdma
Enable the SRP daemon.
RHEL 7.x and SLES 12 or greater
To enable the SRP daemon to start on boot:
systemctl enable srp_daemon
To start the SRP daemon immediately:
systemctl start srp_daemon
If you need to modify the SRP configuration, enter the following command to create
options ib_srp cmd_sg_entries=255 allow_ext_sg=y indirect_sg_entries=2048
/etc/srp_daemon.conf, add the following line.